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  • Job start date

    1 September 2024

  • Closing date

    15 April 2024 at 9am

  • Date listed

    22 March 2024

Job details

Job role

  • SENDCo (special educational needs and disabilities coordinator)

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Working pattern

Contract type

Permanent

Pay scale

MPS/UPS

Additional allowances

TLR 2.1 (currently £7,847)

What skills and experience we're looking for

We have an exciting opportunity for a dynamic and enthusiastic Special Education Needs and Disabilities Co-ordinator to join the team at Cirencester Deer Park School. The successful candidate will contribute to development of our inclusive provision for learners with Special Education Needs and impact positively on pupils’ learning and on improving their life chances. Our new SENDCO will be expected to embed ambition and drive improvement within our Learning Support team.

Although applicants who hold recognised qualifications for teaching pupils with specific learning difficulties will be at an advantage, we are committed to supporting the professional development of our staff and therefore we are willing to provide access to relevant courses and qualifications for candidates who demonstrate the aptitude and capacity for specific SEN training to help them fulfil the role effectively.

What the school offers its staff

The school's values of Trust, Kindness and Determination underpin all we do. Our pupils enjoy their learning in a disruption free environment, and staff are proud to work here. Following our Ofsted inspection in January 2023, Cirencester Deer Park School continues to be a good school. Inspectors noted that:

  • “Pupils welcome leaders’ high expectations of their behaviour and conduct… Pupils enjoy their learning and feel well prepared for the future.”
  • “Pupils behave well in lessons and benefit from learning without low-level disruption from others.”
  • “Staff are proud to work at the school. They feel well supported by leaders in respect of workload, well-being and managing pupils’ behaviour.”

Commitment to safeguarding

We are committed to the safeguarding of our pupils and employment is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service and the receipt of satisfactory references.

Our Ofsted Report in January 2023 confirmed: "Leaders have established a strong culture of safeguarding. Appropriate checks are made on adults working in the school. Staff understand the priority that should be given to safeguarding. They receive effective training and report concerns about pupils or adults appropriately."

Applying for the job

If you're interested in teaching or training to teach in England as an international citizen, we can help you understand your next steps.

Please download the application form using the link below, and once completed send to a.boucher@deerparkschool.net

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About Cirencester Deer Park School

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
View all Secondaryjobs
School size
1013 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16

As a high performing comprehensive school with 1000 pupils in the South Cotswolds, Cirencester Deer Park School is committed to providing outstanding education and developing our staff. Having initially converted to an Academy in April 2011, we are now a leading member of The Corinium Education Trust, the first ‘mixed’ Multi-Academy Trust in Gloucestershire which brings together a large secondary, community primary and church schools; the leaders of which are ambitious for their pupils’ learning and life chances and are committed to continuous school improvement.

Arranging a visit to Cirencester Deer Park School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email a.boucher@deerparkschool.net.

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